I can mess up a song, bungle the liturgy, thank the wrong person for something, and announce a prayer request that was not for the whole congregation but I can only fail if I have done the one thing I have clearly been tasked in doing.
Team McComas Summer Tour ’19
Dear Teammates, I have good news and that is all. Our Visa's came through yesterday which means many great things. It means we can live within the law and within South Africa. It means that I (Wade) am also within the law to leave South Africa and return. It means that the South African McComas…
Casting Nets, Casting Flies
A River Runs Through It, I cry every year. (Twice in 2017). Islands in the Stream, tears. The Old Man and the Sea, goner. Big Two Hearted River, I am actually welling up writing the title. Moby Dick? I only read that once (except the Jonah Sermon) and it drove me to tears and borderline madness. I am not a fisherman but the trope has me.
Gospel Focus Pt. I: Semantics
...and we must learn to dwell simply in the Word. To impede the progress of Sin and kill it. To induce change in our lives and the lives of those around us. A Gospel Change in which the Holy Spirit takes hold of someone, making them wholly different.
Taking Pictures Along the Way
God's vision extends well past the horizon. His eye captures every dimension of time and geography and our souls.
Wade and I sat down during the kids nap time with our shared reminder app up and started plugging away at contacts and our to do list for our visas. Wade ran out on an errand. In that time I looked at our account and realized that we received $200 in new support. Great!!!…